Statement from Channel Zero

    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - Channel Zero is very pleased that the Canadian
Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has approved the transfer
of control of licences relating to CHCH-TV in Hamilton and CJNT-TV in Montreal
to an affiliated company of television broadcaster Channel Zero Inc. from
Canwest Global Communications Corp.
    Channel Zero looks forward to working closely with the two stations and
building on their strengths to create a strong local news presence for CHCH-TV
and a strong local multicultural presence for CJNT-TV. We look forward to
rolling out the programming for both stations starting Monday August 31, 2009.

    About Channel Zero Inc.

    Since its creation in 2000, Channel Zero has overseen the creation and
broadcast success of several digital specialty networks - including Movieola -
The Short Film Channel and Silver Screen Classics. In 2006 Channel Zero
created Ouat Media Inc., a film and new media content distribution company, to
assist the company in carrying out its mandate of providing quality
entertainment to audiences around the world. With a strong professional skill
base and original vision, Channel Zero continues to expand the specialty
channel boundaries in Canada and abroad, through creative and innovative
programming, promotion and exhibition.

For further information:

For further information: Karen Gordon, Squeaky Wheel Communications
Inc., (416) 997-9478,

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